[Mailman-Users] ISO-8859-1/Latin1 vs UTF-8

Hannah Schroeter hannah at schlund.de
Mon Oct 24 12:52:32 CEST 2005


On Sun, Oct 23, 2005 at 11:58:37PM +0200, Bernd Petrovitsch wrote:
>Apparently all of the German translation of Mailman is in ISO-8859-1 (or
>ISO-8859-15) - at least in the standard Debian mailman package.

>Is there a special reason for not moving to UTF-8 in general?

I'd say: YAGNI (Ya ain't gonna need it). If the charset is declared
correctly, it isn't worse for German text. And it has less overhead

>	Bernd

Kind regards,


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